How to Learn Singing “When He Sees Me” from Sara Bareilles

How to Learn Singing “When He Sees Me” by Sara Bareilles

Learning to sing a specific song can be an exciting and rewarding experience. In this article, we will guide you through the process of learning “When He Sees Me” by Sara Bareilles. This song showcases Sara Bareilles’ unique vocal style and incorporates interesting vocal techniques.

Understanding the Song

“When He Sees Me” is a song from the musical Waitress, composed by Sara Bareilles herself. It is a heartfelt and introspective ballad that explores the fears and vulnerabilities of falling in love. The song is characterized by its conversational tone and emotional depth.

Unique Vocal Technique

One of the unique vocal techniques used in “When He Sees Me” is a combination of breathy and belting vocals. Sara Bareilles effortlessly transitions between these vocal styles, giving the song an intimate and powerful quality. This technique can be challenging to master but adds an emotional impact to the performance.

If you want to explore similar vocal techniques, you can check out Sara Bareilles’ other songs like “Gravity” and “Brave.” These songs also showcase her ability to balance vulnerability and strength in her vocals.

Learning the Song

Here are some practical steps to help you learn “When He Sees Me”:

  1. Start by listening to the original song to familiarize yourself with the melody, lyrics, and overall structure.
  2. Study the sheet music or lyrics to understand the song’s structure and phrasing.
  3. Use the Singing Carrots Pitch Training tool to practice matching pitch and improve your vocal accuracy.
  4. Warm up your voice using Singing Carrots’ vocal warm-up exercises to prepare your voice for singing.
  5. Break the song down into smaller sections and practice each section separately until you feel comfortable.
  6. Pay attention to the dynamics and emotional nuances of the song. Experiment with different vocal expressions to bring out the emotions conveyed in the lyrics.
  7. Use the Singing Carrots Vocal Pitch Monitor to visually see your sung notes on a virtual piano, helping you identify any areas that need improvement.
  8. Record yourself singing the song and listen back for areas that need refinement.
  9. Practice regularly, incorporating breathing exercises and techniques to improve breath control and support.
  10. Monitor your progress using the Singing Carrots Progress Statistics feature to track your improvement over time.

Additional Singing Carrots Resources

Singing Carrots offers a wide range of resources to support your singing journey. Here are some additional articles and exercises that can further enhance your singing skills: